The Grants' African adventure

Cape Town – photos

We we’re hoping to get up Table Mountain today but the tablecloth hung around all day so we will have to wait. Instead we went to the Scratch Patch to fulfill my Mum’s birthday wish for us. Then we went to Hout Bay and I got to catch up with a school mate from Henry Low Primary, Kerry Macdonald. We hadn’t seen each other since we left the school at the end of 1981. Fish and hips at Hout Bay were brilliant.

We spent some time at Sea Point and went on the ferris wheel (far helper than the one in Brisbane). Then we spent the rest of the day taking Lance to his childhood homes and schools. He is loving seeing the city of his birth as an adult!

Fish Hoek Beach

The place where we used to sit on our Fish Hoek holidays. We have several photos taken of us at this spot in the 80s.

The Scratch Patch


Noordhoek Beach

Hout Bay


Seals at Hout Bay

Clan Grant and Clan Macdonald

Going on the Ferris Wheel

The Tablecloth

Lance and Morag at heir old house in Kenwyn.

Lance’s old playground

Our ride for the next 12 days. A Mercedes!


4 responses

  1. grandpa1931

    I could hear the train whizzing passed in the pic at Fish Hoek. What a wonderful day you must have had. The Scratch Patch bags have shrunk since we were there last, I reckon. What a load of wonderful memories you’ll all taken on board.

    July 2, 2012 at 9:01 am

  2. Sheila Grant

    Fabulous, that picture of table mountain in particular.. That was the house Morag where the little puppy we sent you rang out and was killed? Then the scratch patch…..lovely, did the kids love it????? Shirl is so excited, she stayed up until 1.30 a.m. to ring early morning…Col rang, and Calvin last night, I am very spoilt. Big sigh…wish we were with you. So many memories…Enjoy my darling Shirl and George….Another sigh!
    Love and miss you all.

    July 2, 2012 at 9:02 am

  3. Kirsty

    So beautiful. So many good memories. Wish i was there with u guys….

    July 2, 2012 at 11:56 am

  4. The Inalds

    What a flash car! So many fun times. You sound so happy : )

    July 3, 2012 at 8:10 pm

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